Monthly Archives: May 2017

25 May

Gardening Ergonomics

It’s that time of year where we exchange snow shovels and winter boots for gardening tools and watering cans. As we are working in the yard, we need to remember to use proper body mechanics and follow general safety to avoid muscle aches and potential serious injuries. The number one injury associated with gardening is

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05 May

Why Should I Squat When Lifting?

Happy Friday everyone! Have you ever wondered why body mechanics are so important when lifting? Here is a wonderful visualization of how carrying or lifting an object close to your body is better on your back than lifting or carrying an object away from your body. Have a great weekend; and keep this tip in

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